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Fallschirm-Jäger: German Parachutists, 1940


Published 1940


U.S. Navy film #16720. Captured German paratrooper film, Fallschirm-Jäger. Note the comment below by "rening1964" that the planes are Junkers aircraft not Fokker as described in the following description. National Archives description: "1) MS Three-motored Fokker taking off with paratroopers.
2) MS UA Paratroopers jumping from three-engine Fokker on training jump.
3) CU Parachutist jumping out of plane.
4) MS Parachute opening.
5) MS Parachutist landing after test jump. (SV)
6) MS Paratroopers being given lecture on making jump by officer in charge.
7) MS Paratroopers lined up prior to getting into three engine Fokker; three engine Fokkers in BG.
8) MCU Sgt. checking paratroopers harness and fit before entering plane.
9) MS Three engine Fokkers taking off, in formation, with paratroopers aboard. (SV)
0) LS MS Three engine Fokkers, in formation, paratroopers bailing out
1) MS LS PAN Paratroopers landing
2) MS LS UA Three Fokkers in formation, with paratroopers making jump. (SV) (slow motion)
3) MCU Three planes, in formation, with paratroopers bailing out.
4) MS DA AV Parachute, with machine gun, approaching ground.
5) MCU Paratroopers get out of harness, run over to assemble guns that have just come down by parachute.
6) MS MCU Paratroopers running up behind brush on reconnaissance."
National Archives Identifier: 80456

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Run time 7 minutes
Producer United States. Navy
Audio/Visual sound, black & white
Language German

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Reviewer: rening1964 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 6, 2014
Subject: three engine Fokkers
This are no three engine Fokkers. The planes in the movie are Junkers.
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